Pregnant mother, 19, and her seven-month-old son are killed by a 'drunk driver' just hours after her boyfriend proposed

Mail Online | 12/26/2017 | Jessica Finn For
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A young Louisiana mother and her infant son were killed by a suspected drunk driver on Christmas Eve just hours she was proposed to- and her fiance says that she was pregnant at the time of the crash.

Ryan McCollum Sr., 24, had proposed to Shelly Mulkey, 19, who was the mother of their seven-month-old son. He says they were on their way home from a family Christmas party when Jillian Pamela Ramsey, 36, crashed into their vehicle in Tickfaw, according to The Advocate.

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Louisiana State Police say that Ramsey was drunk and fleeing a previous crash when her car rear ended the car with Mulkey, McCollum and their infant son inside.

The crash ruptured the family's 2005 Dodge Stratus gas tank, causing both vehicles to burst into flames.

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Witnesses pulled the mother and father from the car and performed CPR on the mother, but the baby remained inside.

Mulkey and her seven-month-old were pronounced dead on the scene. McCollum was taken to a local hospital and was treated for burns to his face and ears.

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